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If A and B together can perform a piece of work in 8 days, A and C together in 9 days, and B and C in 10 days : how many days would it take each person to perform the same work alone ? Ans. A 14JA days, B 17fa, and C 23JT.
Elementary Algebra: Embracing the First Principles of the Science - Page 114
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## New Elementary Algebra Embracing the First Principles of the Science

Charles Davies - Algebra - 1891 - 306 pages
...for each ? Ans. £13 6s. 8d. for the horse; £6 13s. 4d. for the harness ; £40 for the chaise. 6. If A and B together can do a piece of work in 8 days, A and C together in 9 days, and B and C in 10 days, how many days would it take each to perform the same work alone? Am. A, 14f£ days; B, 17£f...

## A Drill-book in Algebra

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## American Mental Arithmetic

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...to do e, or Де whole, as > и them working togetlier? contained times in I, or 11 days. - * 262. If A and B together can do a piece of work in 5 Ans- 13* ааУ3- Ь 1 day both can j JA i • о do i of it ; A can do k and В i—i. or A days,...

## A First Book in Algebra

Wallace Clarke Boyden - Algebra - 1894 - 188 pages
...a third in 15 hours. In what time could the cistern be filled if all three pipes were running ? 48. A and B together can do a piece of work in 8 days, A and С together in 10 days, and A by himself in 12 days. In what time can B and С do it ? In what time...

## For sixth, seventh, and eighth grades

George Edward Atwood - Arithmetic - 1894 - 396 pages
...yd. 7 sq. ft. 127 sq. in., 24 sq. yd. 141 sq. in., and 107 sq. rd. 12 sq. yd. 6 sq. ft. 9. A and B can do a piece of work in 8 days, A and C in 6 days, and A alone in 12 days. In how many days can B and C do it ? 10. If a speculator should...

## The Williams & Rogers Mental Arithmetic ...

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...which is If times, or If days. Therefore, it will take them If days to do the work together. » 2. If A and B together can do a piece of work in 5 days, and A alone can do it in 7 days, in how many days can B do it alone? SOLUTION. — If A and...

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Silas Ellsworth Coleman - Arithmetic - 1897 - 178 pages
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George Edward Atwood - Arithmetic - 1899 - 392 pages
...sq. yd. 7 sq. ft 127 sq. in., 24 sq. yd. 141 sq. in., and 107 sq. rd. 12 sq. yd. 6 sq. ft. 9. A and B can do a piece of work in 8 days, A and C in 6 days, and A alone in 12 days. In how many days can B and C do it ? 10. If a speculator should...